| Jessica Skelton
Meet the Maker Monday!
Today we are introducing Summer Talbott - owner of The Dearest Grey! You can find her goodies here!
Chomp Supply: What's your favourite food? Why?
Summer: Crawfish. Because who doesn’t like crawfish!!
CS: What's your favourite vacation spot? Why?
S: Saint Lucia! It was absolutely beautiful and so relaxing! The people there are also super nice
CS: Tell us a bit about yourself and your family
S: Hi I’m summer! I am a wife to a hard working man! A mother to a crazy two year old named Grayson! We used to live in Houston TX but my husbands job brought us to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma! We love it! It’s actually snowing at the moment so we are pretty cold! I currently am working full time on my small shop! It’s something I am so passionate about and work very hard on! I have wanted to do this for a very long time!
CS: Describe your creative style
S: My creative style is probably modern classic. If that’s a thing!
CS: How did you get into crafting?
S: My mother always did crafts when we were children and I just haven’t stopped
CS: What was the first thing you ever made?
S: In high school I sewed a coat and actually won 2 in the fashion show!
CS: What project/product are you most proud of?
S: I am most proud of my shop. Everything I create comes from the heart. I seriously enjoy every single moment.
CS: What does your current work space look like?
S: My current work space is our spare bedroom in our house.
CS: What does your dream work space look like?
S: Dream work space would definitely be a store front!
CS: How do you balance work and home life?
S: That’s something that is so hard to do! But there are just times when you have to stop and focus on family. Family definitely comes first. I think everyone can relate to that.
CS: Where do you see your business going in the next five years?
S: In the next five years I hope that all the customers I gain absolutely love my product. Customer service and quality are very important to me. So as long as they are happy I am to.
CS: What advice would you give to someone looking to start their own small business?
S: Don’t wait. You have something in mind just do it! You’ll never know what could of happened if you don’t try!
CS: What do you love most about Chomp?
S: The customer service! It’s awesome!
CS: What would you like to see Chomp carry in the future?
S: More color beads! Even though you all have a ton!!
Thank you so much, Summer, for taking the time to allow us to learn about the personality behind The Dearest Grey! Don't forget to check out Summer's shop and social media to see the beautiful pieces she creates!